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Long Barrow


English Heritage ecologist cut the grass on the barrow once a year in August because the site cover is 'relict limestone grassland', increasingly rare in the Cotswolds owing to the ecological wasteland of modern agriculture. It certainly is a tiny haven for butterflies and wild flowers, but a pity that one of the few publicly accessible sites in the area appears so overgrown. Information about this at the site would be helpful in appreciating it. Posted by coeli
9th August 2002ce

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